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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and Authority
The teacher will read-aloud Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, by Kevin Henkes, to facilitate a classroom discussion about authority and power. read more »
Declaration of Independence Cause and Effect
Students will identify causes and effects of the Declaration of Independence. read more »
Weekend with Wendell and Authority
The teacher will read Weekend with Wendel, by Kevin Henkes, and will discuss characters in the story who use power with authority and the characters who use power without authority. read more »
Current Events Collection Boards
Students construct a display of news articles categorized under concepts from Foundations of Democracy—authority, privacy, responsibility, justice. read more »
Thirteen Colonies Learning Buddies
Students will familiarize or re-familiarize themselves with the location of the original thirteen British colonies and organize themselves into named partnerships that can be used throughout the year. read more »
Plastic Bottle Review
Students will use this interactive strategy to review vocabulary words or other concepts. read more »
Democracy Similes
Students create similes about Democracy from ordinary objects. read more »
Found Poem
Students will use key words and phrases from their current lesson/unit of study to create a poem. read more »
Civics Haiku
Students will read and summarize key concepts by writing a haiku. read more »
Two Voice Poem
Students create a two-voice poem to summarize key concepts from selected texts. read more »
Write Pass Write
Students in a group collaborate to write several stories about a topic of study. read more »
Yarn Webbing Activity
This is a kinesthetic activity in which students identify ways in which terms and concepts they are studying relate to one another. read more »
Reading Editorials
Students organize information from editorials on graphic organizers. Information can be used to facilitate discussion and debate, and to choose public policy problems to investigate and address. read more »
Dictator Hall of Shame
Students will read about several dictators and then compare and contrast dictatorships and democracy. read more »
Emotional Timeline
Students create an emotional timeline depicting the events leading up to the American Revolution and indicating whether they were positive or negative from the perspective of both the colonists and the British. read more »
Evaluate, Take, Defend a Position
Students analyze and consider various points of view before taking and defending a position. read more »
Fairness Memory Game
Students will play a memory game matching situations and solutions dealing with justice. read more »
Act on It
Students will use their understanding of power and authority to demonstrate appropriate vs. inappropriate actions. read more »
Five, Three, One
Students analyze the Bill of Rights and prioritize amendments based on personal opinions about the significance of each. read more »
Shopping Bag Grab
Students learn the importance of choosing good leaders and making informed decisions. read more »
Cause and Effect
Understanding cause-and-effect relationships can help students understand why events and actions happen. read more »
Previewing Lesson Organization
This strategy and accompanying graphic organizer help students understand how the We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution: The Citizen & The Constitution text is organized. read more »
Prediction Chart
Students make predictions about the content they are about to read. As they read, they revise their predictions. read more »
Take a Stand
Students gain experience in sharing, discussing, and defending their opinions. read more »
Three Levels of Questions
Students formulate questions about the material at three different levels--fact, interpretation and evaluation. read more »
Word Wall
Large printed vocabulary words are hung on the wall for reference. They can also be placed in a t-chart in which student match vocabulary with questions, connections, or news articles. read more »
Vocabulary Chart
Students use a chart to make predictions about what words mean, keep a record of the vocabulary words they learn. read more »
Read-Recap-Request
Students read content together. One student read, one summarizes, and the third asks questions. read more »
Map With a Purpose
The map with a purpose guides students to think about a lesson's purpose, preview the lesson, activate prior knowledge, take notes, and write questions that remain. read more »
Paired Reading
Student pairs read together helping one another understand content. read more »
Chronological Order of Events
Students use the Chronological Order Organizer with text in which a series of events or actions needs to be understood in the order they occurred. read more »
Compare and Contrast
Students tell how things are alike and different. This is generally done using a Venn Diagram, but another organizer is provided. read more »
Metacognitive Conversation With the Text
Learners think about their thinking and comprehension as they read. read more »
Rotation Stations/Carousel
Students will share their thoughts, ideas, and/or knowledge on a variety of topics or subtopics on chart paper hanging around the room. read more »
We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 1
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 2
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 3
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 4
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 5
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 6
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 7
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 8
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 9
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 10
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 11
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 12
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 13
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 14
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 15
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 16
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 17
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 18
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 19
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 20
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 21
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 22
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We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution Quiz Lesson 23
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 2
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 3
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 4
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 5
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 6
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 7
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 8
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 9
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 10
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Foundations, Justice Lesson 11
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Foundations, Authority Lesson 1
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Foundations, Authority Lesson 2
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Foundations, Authority Lesson 3
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Foundations, Authority Lesson 8
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Foundations, Authority Lesson 9
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Foundations, Authority Lesson 10
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Foundations Authority Lesson 11
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